Category Archives: March 12 2018

Daemen Mentor Chapter Wins National Competition

The Daemen College Eye to Eye Chapter, an arts-based mentor group, has been named the national winner in the Strike Out Stigmonth competition, an effort to help raise awareness about learning disabilities and ADHD. The chapter’s first place standing in the country positions it ahead of other top finishers from larger institutions, including Gonzaga University,… Read More »

Student Veteran Earns Top Honor in Speech Contest

Daemen College student veteran William Olkowski, a member of the college’s Rhetorical Roar Toastmasters Club, earned a top honor at an area Toastmasters International Speech Contest hosted March 7 on campus. This is the sixth consecutive time a Daemen participant has received first place in a local Toastmasters contest. Olkowski won the area level competition… Read More »

Staff Profile – Justin Dise

Justin Dise joined Daemen College in 2016 as a research and instruction librarian in the Research and Information Commons. In addition to his responsibilities in this role, he recently conducted a usability study of the library Web site, which he redesigned based on student feedback. Before joining the library team at Daemen, Dise resided in… Read More »

Harris Named To ECC Championship All-Tournament Team

Daemen College men’s basketball player Breon Harris (Niagara Falls, N.Y.) has been named to the All-Tournament Team for the East Coast Conference Championship Tournament, which wrapped up today at Voller Athletic Center on the campus of the Roberts Wesleyan College. Harris, a 5-foot-9 sophomore guard, averaged 14.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.5 steals per game while shooting… Read More »

News to Know

Dr. Mindy Scirri, chair of undergraduate and graduate education and coordinator of the Diverse Learner Academy for Daemen College’s Thomas Reynolds Center for Special Education and After-School Programs, and Lisa Waterrose, director of the center, will participate in a panel discussion on “Executive Strategies: A Game-Changer in Schools.” The panel discussion will take place at… Read More »